Age Of Conan

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    2x FSAA, MSAA, or SSAA? I'd imagine that SSAA would slaughter the framerate in a game like this.
     
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    MS has a "great vision" for the future of PC gaming?
     
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    OK, dropped bloom and saw my frame rate go from roughly 15 to 25.

    Early access turned out to be something of a joke. Servers were down for hours Sunday afternoon and down essentially all day yesterday and last night.
     
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    Sigh. Wife vetoed me playing this game. Hope you all enjoy it.
     
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    Epic, never publicly admit something like that. :D

    I'm starting to warm to the game quite a bit. Got off Tortage with my demonologist, hit the opening zones in Stygia and game looks fantastic. I no longer feel like I'm spamming the same few keys since I've gotten new spells and I'm apparently past a bad class curve and can now handle multiple mobs close to my level.
     
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    The worst part is that she is using my daughter against me. "How can a game be more interesting than playing with your daughter?" :razz: She is right, but damn that was a low blow, lol.
     
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    Can your daughter wield a broadsword and cast magical spells?
     
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    Little girls cast the deadliest of spells over their daddies. I get no playtime in until after the kids go to bed, which is how it should be; just makes the next morning somewhat painful.
     
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    My two girls go to bed by 8 p.m., so my AoC beta play always started at 8 p.m. :)
     
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    Good to see you got a healthy frame rate improve. 15 -> 25 is quite large. Bloom in this game, for some reason, is a massive performance hit. Perhaps that will change in the future.

    I think 25 is playable in an MMO. FPS, different story.

    If you want another frame rate bump, change shadow from "everything" to "self only". Should be good for another 10 frames.

    The game really is very good looking. I don't think you could really ask for more in an MMO on current video hardware. The water especially is well done I think.
     
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    25fps was in Tortage too. Out in Stygia I'm getting higher #s.

    And, yea, the game is looking great. Looking forward to laying hands on something faster than a 8800 GTX this summer so I can hopefully play it at 2560x1600, high settings, 4x AA, and bloom.
     
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    ok having problems with crashing under vista 64 bit

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    Has anyone seen anyone else experience these issues??
     
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    If I was spending too much time playing games my daughter would run around in circles screaming her head off.
    In the end enough was enough and i said "listen if you dont be quiet i'll nail your other foot to the floor"
     
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    You wouldn't happen to be in a guild on Gwahlur named Unseen Supremacy II?
     
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    I was just invited into a guild although I cant remember the name. Next time Im on Ill check it out.
     
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    Anyone knows any good links with information about items, quests, beast etc. ? There were quite a few good one at WoW launch, but I have a bit of trouble finding anything really good for Conan so far.
     
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    I succumbed over the weekend and tried a few different classes.

    The offensive casters seem to be quite broken at this stage, with the lack of armour not really out-DPSing and of the melee classes. In solo-PVE this means lots of deaths from large group pulls. The pets for the necro also didn't seem terribly responsive, requiring far too much micromanagement. Clicking to attack pretty much every baddie isn't really on IMO. The pets do act passively, but it's not too much help when getting hit first generally means death as a caster.

    The melee clases are quite a bit of fun - I think I'll stick with the Herald of Xolti (battlemage) for a while. Terribly light armour, but the combo system is entertaining, and it should hopefully keep me entertained until the pure casters are made a bit less useless.
     
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    Age of Conan has now reached 400 000 users.
     
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